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Breaking Ground Office Manager in New York, New York

Office Manager

475 W 57th St, New York, NY 10019, USA

Req #702

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

ABOUT US: - We believe that everyone deserves a home!Breaking Ground operates nearly 4,000 units of housing across New York City, along with housing in upstate New York and Connecticut. Supportive housing - affordable housing paired with services designed to help people maintain their homes for the long-term - is widely recognized as a proven and cost-effective solution to chronic homelessness.

But we didn't stop at providing housing. Breaking Ground's programs and services help people experiencing street homelessness - especially those who have been on the streets the longest - to come indoors. Through our Street to Home outreach program and transitional housing resources, we help people get, and stay, on the path to a permanent home.

Breaking Ground’s mission is to strengthen individuals, families and communities by developing and sustaining exceptional supportive and affordable housing as well as programs for homeless and other vulnerable New Yorkers. The Office Manager supports the efforts to lease up and keep occupied, Breaking Ground's more than 2000 units of supportive housing apartments and in affordable housing that is managed by Breaking Ground and for-profit developers. The Office Manager will work directly with low-income and special needs applicants who are applying for housing. They will conduct all job-related duties in compliance with LIHTC guidelines, other housing contracts and equal housing opportunity laws.


  • Check application hotline

  • Process application requests

  • Manage check/money order fees paid by applicants

  • Manage office files for storage and shredding

  • Manage office supplies

  • Pay bills and generate Check Request Vouchers

  • Respond to general inquiries and walk-ins and make copies

  • Send and manage mail

  • Manage wait list for housing

  • Place advertisements for occupied buildings

  • Assist with housing lotteries

  • Performs other related duties as assigned


  • Two years of work experience; one year in a related capacity

  • Detail oriented and organized. Flexibility, creativity and initiative to work both independently and as part of a team

  • Superior writing and analytical skills. Ability to interact effectively with applicants, tenants and with all levels of staff and management

  • Bachelor’s or equivalent experience

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office - including Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook


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  • 475 W 57th St, New York, NY 10019, USA